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Polymer chemistry is widely used in medical devices to provide desired physical properties, surface characteristics and sterile packaging systems, among other applications.  A combination of backbone chemistry, molecular weight properties, processing conditions and additives can have a huge impact on performance. Eurofins Medical Device Testing has extensive expertise in polymer chemistry, with analytical options from basic characterization of materials to investigations involving complex problems.

Our laboratories are equipped with state-of- the-art instrumentation for polymer characterization:

  • Spectroscopy: FTIR, NMR, Raman
  • Chromatography: GC, LC, GPC, IC
  • Mass Spectrometry: LC/MS, GC/MS, Pyrolysis GC/MS
  • Thermal: DSC, DTA, TGA, TMA, DMA, Rheology
  • Elemental: ICP-OES, ICP-MS, XRF, EDS
  • Microscopy: SEM, TEM, FIB, AFM, OP
  • Surface: XPS/ESCA, TOF-SIMS, Auger

Choose Eurofins Medical Device Testing  to help you:

      ✔  Customize chemical analysis involving deformulation, contaminant identification, failure analysis, materials identification, materials development and specification and litigation support.
      ✔  Perform polymer analysis to investigate biodegradation of an implanted device
      ✔  Analyze polymeric materials to evaluate products for resin composition
      ✔  Investigate accelerated aging of materials

Additionally we partner with medical device internal R&D teams to provide rapid and cost effective analytical services with direct access to our experts and specific instrumentation:

  • Materials Characterization
  • Polymer Testing
  • Surface Analysis
  • Microscopy
  • Physical Testing